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1. Baldachin An Italian term for the canopy or dome erected above the altar. It may be made of stone, metal, or wood.
2. Banners Banners embroidered with crosses and pictures of the Lord or the saints, which are carried in church processions.
3. Baptism A ceremonial rite instituted by our Lord Jesus Christ for the remission of sins and regeneration by water and the Holy Spirit. In baptism one is admitted into the fellowship of the church, become… 0.6 KB
4. Baptismal Font It is oftenly found in a special room, at the north-west of the Church's nave. During baptismal rites the priest recites certain prayers to sanctify the water and the baptized person. The b… 0.8 KB
5. Baptistery The place where the baptismal font is located. Egyptian baptisteries are usually square shaped or rectangular. As it is an integral part of the church, it is completely subordinated to the sha… 0.3 KB
6. Basin And Ewer A basin and ewer are usually placed on a low wooden stand at the northern side of the altar. They are used to wash the priest's hands during the divine Liturgy.
7. Bathing Ceremony This prayer is held on the eighth day of the child's birth, by which we thank God for His gift.
 
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